Letter to the Soviet Leaders by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn - First Edition
Letter to the Soviet Leaders by Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn. Translated from the Russian by Hilary Sternberg. Index on Censorship in association with Harper & Row, Publishers, New York. 1974. First Edition.
Clean throughout with no writing or highlighting in the text. No dust jacket.
From the dust jacket: On September 5, 1973, Alexander Solzhenitsyn sent the leaders in Kremlin a secret — but now celebrated - letter. Its purpose was to set forth "a possible way out of the chief dangers facing our country within the next ten to thirty years."
Not until the publication in the West of The Gulag Archipelago - which precipitated his expulsion from the U.S.S.R. - did he feel free to authorize the publication of the present version of that letter...